Shrimp boil nets more than $20,000 for Mesalands foundation

Kimberly Hanna Nearly 225 Tucumcari area citizens recently celebrated the 12th Annual Mesalands Community College Foundation’s Mardi Gras Cajun Shrimp Boil in a big way. Preliminary net proceeds are more than $22,000 for the foundation, which is a 32 percent increase from last year. After more than a decade of hosting the event, the accumulative […]

Gratitude for God brings peace

Leonard Lauriault Thanksgiving is next week. While Thanksgiving and harvest festivals are celebrated at various times during the year throughout the world, you remember the historical basis for this great American holiday — how the Pilgrims in Massachusetts joined with the local Native Americans in thanking their Creator and Provider after the Pilgrims had survived […]

Local youths celebrate 4-H week

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Wrangler 4-H Club celebrated National 4-H Week Oct. 3. Members gathered at the Travis Nelson Building to hold their annual end of year social and meeting. Oct. 3-9 marks National 4-H Week which is celebrated around the world. This is a time to celebrate, promote and share the 4-H movement. New Mexico is very fortunate […]

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Birthdays Haisley and Gage celebrated their birthdays together on Saturday with a princess and super hero costume party. Haisley’s fourth birthday was on March 7 and Gage’s birthday was on Saturday. They are the children of Clay and Cassie Huffman of Tucumcari.

Wallace family get-together a pleasure to attend

By Lynn Moncus On February 13, the Wallace families of Norton celebrated a number of family birthdays and had quite a family reunion at the same time. To be invited to that gathering was most definitely a privilege. The birthdays being celebrated included Mrs. Sue Wallace Tucek, Mrs. Noma Wallace Tillman, Mrs. Maxine Tillman Wallace, […]

SENIOR EVENTS

Tucumcari Senior Center Daily activities for November Mondays 8 a.m.-3 p.m.: Pool 1 p.m.-3 p.m.: Dominoes 10 a.m.-3 p.m.: Bridge Tuesdays 8 a.m.-3 p.m.: Pool 1 p.m.-3 p.m.: Dominoes 1 p.m.-2 p.m.: Bingo Wednesdays 8 a.m.-3 p.m.: Pool 1 p.m.-3 p.m.: Dominoes 10 p.m.-3 p.m.: Quilting Thursdays 8 a.m.-3 p.m.: Pool 1 p.m.-3 p.m.: Dominoes […]

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Jay Hugh Richardson celebrated his fifth birthday on Sunday at the village park in Logan. He celebrated with friends and family with a “Spider-Man” theme party. He is the son of Rhonda Miller and Jory Richardson of Logan. Chris McKinney and Crystal Dominguez of Tucumcari are the parents of a 7-pound, 5-ounce baby girl on […]

Centurian still rules the roost

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By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer An 80-year resident of Tucumcari celebrated her 100th birthday on Friday, with six generations of family. Margarita Montano Pacheco has lived an interesting life since her birth on July 31, 1909, family members said. So what is the secret to living 100 years? “I never smoked, drank and lived […]

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Three years old… Aiyana Roybal celebrated her third birthday on July 26. The daughter of Felicia Roybal of Tucumcari and Daniel Mendoza of Amarillo, Aiyana enjoyed a princess party with family and friends. She is the granddaughter of Alvin and Judy Benavidez of Tucumcari and Daneil and Magie Mendoza

April 26, 2008 Around Town

Tres arrives …J.W. and Joni Norris of Lubbock, Texas, celebrated the birth of their son, Tres Norris, on March 17. The proud grandparents of Tres are Cindy and Craig Brashear of San Jon, Kenn Romero of Dallas and Jim and Sarah Norris of Tucumcari. The great-grandparents delighting in Tres’s arrival are Tom and Pat Meier […]